Rotator cuff injuries

Common conditions that cause pain around the shoulder include rotator cuff tendinitis, rotator cuff tear or impingement. All results in irritation and inflammation of the tendons causing pain and restricted range of movement can occur following a specific injury or as a result of degenerative changes in the joint. Treatment involves techniques to reduce inflammation, repair damage and increase range of movement, these include mobilisations, exercise therapy, soft tissue massage and electrotheapy.